U.S. phone companies quiet over legality of NSA data collection

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http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/sep/18/phone-companies-silent-nsa-data-collection

The Guardian reached out to all top U.S. phone companies including Verizon, CenturyLink and AT&T and asked them the question: “whether they accept that the bulk collection of their customers’ phone records by the National Security Agency is lawful.” The Guardian report was prompted by the publishing of a declassified opinion in the FISA court that reveals “that no telecom has challenged the court order for bulk collection of phone records.”

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